Beer

East Coast Ale Launched

17 February 2016

No.18 Yard Brewhouse, Shepherd Neame’s experimental range of limited edition ales, has launched its first American-style beer. Hog Island East Coast Pale Ale (4.8% abv) derives its name from an area of the brewery site that was previously a small island in the town’s creek, which has become landlocked over the history of Britain’s oldest brewery.

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Raise a Glass to the Arrival of Spring

11 February 2016

Sweep away the winter blues with a pint of Early Bird Spring Hop Ale, one of the most popular seasonal beers from Britain’s oldest brewer. Early Bird (4.3% ABV) takes its name from the Early Bird variety of Shepherd Neame’s signature East Kent Goldings hops, grown in hop gardens near the Faversham brewery.

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Vintage Beer Delivery to Mark New Partnership

02 February 2016

Beer deliveries to The Woodville in Gravesend had a vintage flavour this week. An Austin 7 Shepherd Neame van - dating back to 1923 - pulled up with the kegs to mark the theatre’s new partnership with Britain’s oldest brewer.

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Enjoy a Classic Winter Warmer

13 January 2016

Tuck yourself up in a cosy pub this winter and enjoy a warming pint of Shepherd Neame’s popular Amber Ale. First brewed in 2009, the golden brown seasonal ale immediately became one of the most popular beers available from Britain’s oldest brewer, based in Faversham, Kent.Perfect for winter, Amber Ale boasts a fruity aroma and a full, malty palate.

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Best of Beer Writing Honoured in Guild of Beer Writers Awards

09 December 2015

Beer writer, blogger and photographer Breandán Kearney was named Beer Writer of the Year 2015 at the British Guild of Beer Writers’ annual awards ceremony, staged last week in London.

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